2018 Acura MDX vs 2018 Volvo XC90

silver 2018 Acura MDX next to white 2018 Volvo XC90

Luxury crossover SUVs are ideal for drivers who require plenty of power and space and want a vehicle that doesn't skimp on comfort and technology. Acura and Volvo are perfect examples of automakers that understand how to combine luxury and utility while also including all the upscale elements we love about high-end models.

If you are interested in both the 2018 Acura MDX and 2018 Volvo XC90, we invite you to utilize the information below to get a better idea of which model is better suited for you. Then, you can get behind the wheel and make a well-informed decision.

2018 Acura MDX Base


2018 Volvo XC90 T5 Momentum

$44,200* MSRP $46,900
290-horsepower, 3.5L V6 Base Engine 250-horsepower, 2.0L I-4
7 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
Standard Heated Front Seats Available

Under the hood, the MDX comes standard with a powerful 3.5-liter V6, while the XC90 base trim is equipped with a 2.0-liter I-4. The MDX and XC90 engines are mated to 9-speed and 8-speed automatic transmissions, respectively. Both models come standard with front-wheel drive and the option to upgrade to all-wheel drive. Although these two vehicles reside in the same class, the Acura MDX provides seating for up to 7 passengers, while the Volvo XC90 has room for only 5. The MDX also has a larger maximum cargo volume. Similarities between these two models include LED headlights, heated side mirrors, sunroof, and lane departure warning. In the end, the 2018 Acura MDX is available for a more affordable starting price than the 2018 Volvo XC90. Which luxury crossover SUV is right for you?

Test Drive the 2018 Acura MDX near San Francisco, CA

Although the 2018 Volvo XC90 is an exceptional vehicle and a worthy competitor, it's clear the 2018 Acura MDX stands out in multiple categories. And there's plenty more where that comes from! Drivers can upgrade to a number of packages, such as the Advance Package, Entertainment Package, and Technology Package. Not to mention, the MDX offers a Sport Hybrid Upgrade for more advanced performance in a variety of driving conditions. Get in touch with our team at Marin Acura if you would like to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Acura MDX near San Francisco.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $965 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.